Early Polling Results Show Record Numbers of Youth Voter Turnout Nationwide

In light of the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, UCSB CALPIRG ramped up voter registration efforts and adapted its normal tactics for online environments.
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UCSB Denying to Release Data On Pay, Job Positions of Employees of Color

UCSB has refused several times to release the information, which the Daily Nexus requested in August through the CPRA.
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Following Inaugural Director’s Departure, Search for New Director of Office of Black Student Development Underway

Kareen Louis, the assistant director of the Office of Black Student Development, remains the sole career staff member currently with the office. 
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UCSB Students Describe Their Path to Higher Education, Often Paved by Family’s Sacrifice

Many students’ journeys to UCSB began not with themselves, but with their parents.  
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Here’s What You Need To Know About I.V. CSD Elections This November

The openings for the 2020 ballot include two seats with a four-year term and one seat with a two-year term.
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The “Uphill Fight that the Black Community in America has Constantly Been Fighting Towards”: UCSB and IV Community Speak on Black Lives Matter Movement

As protest headlines disappear from mainstream news, it remains unclear how the Black Lives Matter movement has changed, or will change, the community of Isla Vista and UCSB.
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CSO Officer Tests Positive for COVID-19, Program Suspended until July 31

Brock initially suspended the program until July 5, but later extended the suspension until the end of July.
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Academic Council Recommends UC To Defund Police, Ban Police Firearms

The Academic Council centered the recommendations on statements they received from students and faculty across the UC System about anti-Black police violence.
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From Four Members to First Place: The Trajectory of UCSB Taara Dance Group

In less than a year since the group’s inception in June 2018, the four hopeful members became a winning team of 12 in their dream competition.
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Santa Barbara County Beaches To Close Fourth of July Weekend

The beaches will remain open for surfing, swimming, paddleboarding, boogie boarding, kayaking, boating and other active water activities. 
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Case Count in I.V. Reaches Double Digits; Yang Announces Five Additional Cases in UCSB Community

Five participants in a campus research study focusing on asymptomatic cases of coronavirus tested positive for the virus.
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UCSB Library Offers Community Perspectives in New COVID-19 Archives Project

Through a google form on the University Library website, interested participants can answer questions about their coronavirus stories.
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Close to 1,000 March to Sands Beach for Justice for George Floyd on Saturday

Floyd’s death — as well as the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and Tony McDade — have ignited protests against violence toward Black people in over a dozen cities. 
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Isla Vista Census Self-Response Rate Averages Below 50% As of May 26

The results of the census affect a decade’s worth of congressional representation and federal funding in communities.
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Term in Review: EVPLA Christian Ornelas

Besides his original platform goals, Ornelas’ position as EVPLA required his participation in frequent student and administration discussions across campus. 
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